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DEPARTMENT EVENTS

  • Moon & Myth

    Works by Susan Botti, including a World Premiere of Mangetsu
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    We are pleased to announce a presentation of Moon and Myth, a concert of contemporary vocal chamber music by composer/soprano, Susan Botti. Renowned musicians Airi Yoshioka (violin), James Wilson...
    Posted: April 19, 2016 8:53 PM
  • Resonating Poetry: Words with Music

    Susan Botti and Linda Gregerson Discuss Collaborative Work
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    The English Department is pleased to announce Resonating Poetry: Words with Music. In anticipation of the Moon & Myth concert later that evening, Susan Botti and Linda Gregerson will be...
    Posted: April 19, 2016 9:00 PM
  • Emerging Scholar Talk: A.D. Carson

    Owning My Masters: The Rhetoric of Rhymes and Revolutions
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    The English Department is pleased to announce an upcoming talk by our visiting Emerging Scholar, A. D. Carson. Mr. Carson received his MA in English from the University of Illinois at Springfield...
    Posted: April 19, 2016 8:23 PM
  • Reading Series: Ocean Vuong

    Monday, April 18, 2016 at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    The UMBC English Department invites you to the next installment of the 2015-2016 Reading Series, featuring poet Ocean Vuong.   Born in Saigon, poet and editor Ocean Vuong was raised in...
    Posted: February 4, 2016 9:08 AM
  • MEMS Annual Lecture

    Shakespeare, Women, and the Story of English Wine
    Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    “Some wine, ho!”: Shakespeare, Women, and the Story of English Wine What did Shakespeare’s contemporaries drink and what did they think about it? If we think about Renaissance beverages at...
    Posted: January 6, 2016 1:35 PM
  • Scenes from Macbeth Reading

    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Double, double, toil and trouble... In honor of the four hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare’s death (1616), we invite students and faculty to attend a short reading of scenes from Macbeth on...
    Posted: March 5, 2016 9:03 PM
  • Poetry Reading: Lia Purpura

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Lia Purpura, the English Department's Writer-in-Residence, will be giving a poetry reading from her latest collection, It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 4:00 to 5:00...
    Posted: January 16, 2016 5:27 PM
  • MA Student Reception

    A Time for Good Food and Good Advice
    Friday, February 19, 2016 at 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    The Department of English here at UMBC is pleased to invite its MA students and faculty to join us on February 19, 2016 at 4:30 PM in the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, Room 428, for a...
    Posted: January 29, 2016 5:49 PM
  • CURRENTS Talk: Tanya Olson

    txt me im board: Long Poem in Contemporary American Poetry
    Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Part of the Dresher Center for the Humanities' CURRENTS: Humanities Work Now talks, Tanya Olson will present work from her new poetry manuscript, Stay. Stay explores, in America today, the cost of...
    Posted: October 1, 2015 8:06 AM
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

    Linked Fates and Great Expectations
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Please join us for the annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture on Wednesday, November, 11, 2015 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in the Linehan Concert Hall. This year, Dinaw Mengestu--MacArthur Fellow, acclaimed...
    Posted: August 19, 2015 5:19 PM